I like Fox News, but this sounded like a 16-year-old boy who’s mad that he can’t get a date with the homecoming queen:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to prod Barack Obama into appearing on its show, “Fox News Sunday” launched the “Obama Watch,” a weekly update on the number of days the Democratic presidential candidate has failed to appear on the program.
Host Chris Wallace said Sunday that Obama promised him in March 2006 that he would come on the show, but the Illinois senator has since demurred.
Since then, New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Obama’s rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, has been a guest twice and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the likely Republican nominee for president, has shown up a half dozen times.
“Many of you have sent us e-mails asking why the senator won’t come on ‘Fox News Sunday’ and face tough questioning,” Wallace said toward the end of the hourlong broadcast. “It has now been 730 days, 13 hours, 53 minutes and nine — no, 10 seconds and counting since Obama agreed to be a guest on ‘Fox News Sunday.’”
“Tune in next week for the latest,” he said.
When you watch the video, there’s the added benefit of the sound-effect from the “24″ clock.